Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The property possessed by certain substances of assuming a different form while remaining unchanged in constitution.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Min.) The property which constitutes an allomorph; the change involved in becoming an allomorph.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun chemistry The property of a compound which has more than one crystalline form or allomorph.

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Examples

  • The Haluk — and our goddamn government — don't want to publicize the fact that human genes were used illegally to wipe out allomorphism.

    Sagittarius Whorl

  • "And besides, there are no longer very many nongracile Haluk residing on Artiuk, thanks to the miracle of your PD32: C2 genetic engineering vector, which has changed our lives so marvelously by eradicating the curse of allomorphism."

    Sagittarius Whorl

  • The Haluk almost certainly have a severe overpopulation problem in their star-cluster that's being made worse by eradication of their allomorphism.

    Sagittarius Whorl

  • Ru Kamik said, 'This one has recently heard that some of Milik's work on the eradication of allomorphism has come under scrutiny.'

    Sagittarius Whorl

  • That particular corpse unexpectedly provided the first proof that Haluk allomorphism was being erased by unauthorized genen therapy.

    Sagittarius Whorl

  • In a gratifyingly short time she demonstrated how allomorphism might be banished from the Haluk genome.

    Perseus Spur

  • The principal transmutation facilities, ones that only eliminate allomorphism ... are located on Haluk planets.

    Perseus Spur

  • She wanted to free the Haluk — those highly intelligent, extremely numerous, misunderstood aliens — from the allomorphism that had so tragically hindered their progress.

    Perseus Spur

  • This one has recently heard that some of Milik's work on the eradication of allomorphism has come under scrutiny. "

    Sagittarius Whorl

  • "Uno: the ruthless way they went after PD32: C2 to erase their allomorphism.

    Sagittarius Whorl

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